AWS Database Blog

Joining your Amazon RDS DB instances across accounts to a single shared domain

How can you simplify the setup and maintenance and reduce the costs of AWS Managed Microsoft AD directories, while also strengthen the security of your Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for SQL Server DB instances? AWS announced that you can now join your Amazon RDS for SQL Server DB instances deployed across multiple AWS accounts […]

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Continuous database replication using AWS DMS to migrate from Oracle to Amazon Aurora

This is a guest post from IPG. In their own words, “IPG, based in Japan, specializes in TV-related data. We use data from broadcasters across Japan, format it for easy use and understanding, structure it with metatags, and make it simple to use on any platform, like smartphones.” This post discusses the different optimizations we […]

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Restore Amazon DynamoDB backups to different AWS Regions with custom table settings

Amazon DynamoDB backup and restore provides simple, fully automated features to create continuous and on-demand backups of your DynamoDB tables and then restore data from those backups. With point-in-time recovery (PITR), you can create continuous backups of your DynamoDB table data. DynamoDB can back up your data with per-second granularity and restore to any given second […]

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Configuring and authoring Kibana dashboards

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Kibana is an open-source data visualization and exploration tool. It can be used for log and time-series analytics, application monitoring, and operational intelligence use cases. Kibana also offers powerful, easy-to-use features such as histograms, line graphs, pie charts, heat maps, […]

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Analyze PostgreSQL logs with Amazon OpenSearch Service

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Amazon RDS supports publishing PostgreSQL logs to Amazon CloudWatch for versions 9.6.6 and above. Aurora PostgreSQL supports publishing logs to CloudWatch Logs for versions 9.6.12 and above, and versions 10.7 and above. By live streaming this data from CloudWatch to Amazon Elasticsearch […]

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Migrating Autodesk’s mission-critical database from Microsoft SQL Server to Amazon Aurora MySQL

This is a guest post from Tulika Shrivastava, Software Architect from Autodesk, in partnership with Rama Thamman from AWS. In their own words, “Autodesk is a leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software. If you’ve ever driven a car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you’ve […]

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Building a serverless blockchain application with Amazon Managed Blockchain

Amazon Managed Blockchain makes it easy to create and manage scalable blockchain networks.  In Part 1 of this multi-part post, you learned how to deploy a Hyperledger Fabric blockchain using Amazon Managed Blockchain.  You also learned how to deploy a REST API to provide a simple interface to read and write to the network. To […]

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New Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) aggregation pipeline operators: $objectToArray, $arrayToObject, $slice, $mod, and $range

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads. You can use the same MongoDB application code, drivers, and tools as you do today to run, manage, and scale workloads on Amazon DocumentDB without having to worry about managing the underlying infrastructure. Today, Amazon DocumentDB has […]

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Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) customers: Update your TLS certificates by March 5, 2020

This post was originally published on January 08, 2020 and has been updated as of February 05, 2020. Please see new dates and suggested timeline below. If you are an Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) customer, you might have received emails from AWS notifying you about rotating your TLS certificates. The TLS certificates for Amazon DocumentDB clusters will […]

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Amazon RDS customers: Update your SSL/TLS certificates by March 5, 2020

This post was originally published on December 20, 2019 and has been updated as of March 4, 2020. Please see new dates and suggested timeline below. IMPORTANT UPDATE: If you are experiencing connectivity issues after the RDS Root CA expires, please skip down to the What do I have to do to maintain connectivity? section. […]

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